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  • Guidance on Deviating Samples

    Following recent guidance, provided by the Laboratory Committee of the European Cooperations for Accreditation, relating to the handling of samples prior to analysis and the effect of this on the validity of test results, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has stated that it will be strengthening its focus on this area during assessment visits to laboratories. We are pleased to ...


  • ASTM D6063 - 11 Standard Guide for Sampling of Drums and Similar Containers by Field Personnel

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers information, including flow charts, for field personnel to follow in order to collect samples from drums and similar containers. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to help field personnel in planning and obtaining samples from drums and similar containers, using equipment and techniques that will ensure that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Greek olive oils contain no harmful levels of pesticides

    There are concerns that pesticides which make their way into food products can have harmful effects on health. However, Greek researchers have tested a range of olive oils for pesticide residues and concluded that levels were sufficiently low in these samples and do not pose a health risk. Olive oil production is a major agricultural activity in Mediterranean countries and a variety of pesticides ...

  • Self-Contained Dew Point Instrument for easy installation

    The DryCheck from Michell is an accurate and stable dew-point instrument, which includes a built-in simple sampling system. Its compact size allows the instrument to be easily installed in a number of dew point measurement applications, such as compressed air dryers, ozone generators, ...


  • BioSolar Launches BioBacksheet Volume Sampling Program

    BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, reported that the company recently launched a volume sampling program intended to shorten the preparation time for PV panel manufacturers prior to submitting their PV panels for ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • BacTech Begins Tailing Sampling at Telamayu, Bolivia

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) announces that it has obtained approval from Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, the state-owned mining company for Bolivia ("COMIBOL") and has begun sampling tailings from the Telamayu mill site in Bolivia. At this stage there is no agreement in place between BacTech and COMIBOL but if the sampling results ...


    By Marketwire

  • New brochure «Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation (MISP)»

    Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation (MISP) puts an end to manual sample preparation in ion chromatography. MISP stands for methods developed by Metrohm that allow users to fully automate the inline preparation of difficult samples. They benefit from substantial savings in time and ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Legionnaires’ Disease in Quebec City Has Been Contained

    According to CTV News, the Legionnaires’ outbreak in Quebec City has been contained as there have been no new reported cases since August 29th. To date, the outbreak totals 13 fatal cases and 177 illnesses. An ongoing investigation is expected to confirm the source of the outbreak by mid-October. Although it is officially undetermined, many public health authorities believe the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Toy Jewelry Containing Mercury - a Real Threat

    LA Testing provides mercury testing services to determine if products or the environment contain the hazardous metal. Los Alamitos, CA, May 24th, 2010 Earlier this year the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued warnings about toy jewelry containing mercury.  Glass pendants containing the liquid metal have appeared in the state and if they ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Developments to Sample Handling Conditions for Soil Analysis

    Severn Trent Services are continuously reviewing process changes to benefit our customers and as a result of this we are pleased to announce that we will be improving the service offered to our customer base. As part of the service enhancement we will be keeping our customers informed with regards to the adequacy of sampling, sample preservation from the date of sampling and delivery time ...


  • Better Remediation Through Effective Groundwater Sampling

    One of the keys to successful remediation of a contaminated property is effective groundwater sampling. A new ASTM standard will aid groundwater samplers by taking a look at three types of passive samplers and their advantages, disadvantages and limitations. The new standard is D7929, Guide for Selection of ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMSL Analytical Offers Radiological Sample Analysis

    Cinnaminson, NJ, April 28th, 2011 Twenty-five years ago the world faced one of the first major crises at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl.  Earlier this year the public was reminded of the potential hazards associated with nuclear energy when a nuclear power plant in Japan began releasing radiation after it was hit with a massive earthquake and tsunami. The most recent crisis has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Carbon Sciences to Produce First Samples of Diesel Fuel

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABND), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make gasoline and other fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced plans to produce samples of diesel fuel in an end-to-end process demonstration. Carbon Sciences' breakthrough catalyst technology transforms natural gas and carbon dioxide into a synthesis gas (syngas), which can then be transformed ...


    By Carbon Sciences, Inc.

  • Does Your Produce Contain High Levels of Pesticides?

    The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2012 “Dirty Dozen” list, which records the fruits and vegetables that the non-profit has found to be the most contaminated with pesticides. The EWG’s intention by publishing the list is informing consumers who may want to choose organic options when purchasing the produce that are more likely to be contaminated when ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • `No muss, no fuss` miniaturized analysis for complex samples developed

    The goal of an integrated, miniaturized laboratory analysis system, also known as a 'lab-on-a-chip,' is simple: sample in, answer out. However, researchers wanting to use these microfluidic devices to analyze complex solutions containing particulates or other contaminating materials often find that the first part of the process isn't so easy. Effective sample preparation from these solutions can ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Environmental Sampling can identify the Presence of Heroin.

    Earlier this week, hundreds of Simi Valley residents packed the local city council chambers to express their concerns over heroin use in the area.  The increased concerns arose after a rash of heroin related deaths in the area in the past year. Simi Valley residents are not alone in their concerns over the presence of heroin in their communities.  Many parts of the country have seen ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Automated Inline Sample Preparation for Ion Chromatography

    Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation (MISP) puts an end to manual sample preparation in ion chromatography. MISP stands for techniques that allow users to fully automate the preparation of difficult samples. They benefit from substantial savings in time and money while improving the accuracy of their ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • EPA Completes Drinking Water Sampling in Dimock, Pa.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has completed its sampling of private drinking water wells in Dimock, Pa. Data previously supplied to the agency by residents, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Cabot Oil and Gas Exploration had indicated the potential for elevated levels of water contaminants in wells, and following requests by residents ...

  • Results of soil sampling near soccer complex in Cameron, Mo., inconclusive; EPA seeks permission to sample other properties (MO)

    Because lab results from a preliminary round of soil sampling at the Cameron, Mo., Soccer Complex and adjacent properties are inconclusive, EPA Region 7 will conduct a second round of soil sampling from the site, and will seek permission to conduct new, first-time sampling on three other private properties nearby. EPA collected soil samples from a 225,000-square-foot area near the Soccer ...

  • ASTM E2489 - 11 standard practice for statistical analysis of one-sample and two-sample interlaboratory proficiency testing programs

    This practice is specifically designed to describe simple robust statistical methods for use in proficiency testing programs. Proficiency testing programs can use the methods in this practice for the purpose of comparing testing results obtained from a group of participating laboratories. The laboratory comparisons can then be used for evaluation of individual laboratory ...


    By ASTM International

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